Breaking News: Scott McClellan is history

UPDATE: For more on McClellan's potential replacement see 'A buncha gold-toothed hot dogs'.

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White House Press Secretary (Ari Fleischer's replacement) Scott McClellan is history. No more on this yet... except to say that this is roughly the equivalent of bleaching the teeth of a cancer patient. Which is to say: no dice, what ails you, ails you still.

Update: Judd Legum writes: "The White House is considering replacing him with Fox News anchor Tony Snow."

Oh, come on... like you're surprised.

Here's Media Matters' Tony Snow page:

  • Fox's Snow falsely claimed that Wilson said Plame was not covert
  • Tony Snow's evolutionary falsehoods
  • Conservatives falsify record on Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • FOX pundits wrong: undecideds do break for challenger
  • Conservative hosts echoed RNC claim that Kerry blamed troops for missing explosives
  • "Nuisance" echo: Media conservatives embraced GOP distortion of Kerry interview
  • Media largely ignored LA Times report of Bush administration plans to delay major Iraq combat until after presidential election
  • Contrary to conservatives' claims, Bush has not been forthcoming in release of military service records


(ThinkProgress, MediaMatters)

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